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Churches of Acquasparta


[image ALT: A wide rounded arch with elaborate floral traceries in stucco. It is a detail of the interior of the church of S. Cecilia in Acquasparta, Umbria (central Italy).]
S. Cecilia

7/26/04 — 3 pages, 13 photos

[image ALT: A stone church about 30 meters long and two stories tall with a pedimented façade and a small belfry of the type called 'campanile a vela'; the back of the church is capped by a massive square tower rising two more stories. It is the church of S. Giovanni de Butris near Acquasparta (Umbria).]
S. Giovanni de Butris

8/11/99 — 2 pages, 6 photos

[image ALT: The second story of a small stone church, lit by a few square windows and topped with a shallow pediment decorated with volutes in the Baroque style. It is a partial view of the church of the Santissimo Crocifisso in Acquasparta, Umbria (central Italy).]
SS. Crocifisso

[image ALT: A one-story stone church, the ground floor of which has only a simple round-arched door. It is topped with a plain triangular pediment; a small round window pierces the lower part of the pediment and the upper part of the ground story beneath it. It is a view of the façade of the church of S. Francesco in Acquasparta, Umbria (central Italy).]
S. Francesco

1 page, 1 photo

[image ALT: An oblique view of most of the façade of a small church with a short second story and a shallow triangular pediment topping the whole; a semicircular window lights the second story. It is a view of the façade of the church of S. Giuseppe in Acquasparta, Umbria (central Italy).]
S. Giuseppe

[image ALT: The upper part, consisting mostly of a plain shallow triangular pediment, of a small building with a tiled roof. It is a very partial view of the façade of the church of the Santissimo Sacramento in Acquasparta, Umbria (central Italy).]
SS. Sacramento

Outlying Churches


[image ALT: The inside of a one-room church: we see about a third of it, including the altar. Behind the altar, three narrow lancet windows filled with stained glass. It is the church of S. Maria Assunta in Configni, near Acquasparta, Umbria (central Italy).]
Configni: S. Maria Assunta

[image ALT: A small rectangular church of mixed stone masonry, with a square belfry at one end. It is the church of S. Biagio in Macerino, near Acquasparta, Umbria (central Italy).]
Macerino (2 churches)

1 page, 3 photos

[image ALT: An ornately painted wooden balcony, and above it, a small organ case: only 23 large pipes are visible, symmetrically disposed and ranging from about one to two meters in length; a similar number of much smaller pipes, a few centimeters tall, are clustered at the base of them. It is the organ loft in the church of SS. Filippo e Giacomo at Portaria, Umbria (central Italy).]
Portaria: SS. Filippo e Giacomo


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